Young gymnasts secure medals

Young competitors from Huntingdon Olympic Gymnastics club travelled to Maidstone in Kent to take part in a major tournament at the weekend. Six boys representing the club took part in the Pegasus Open, with 14-year-old Cameron MacKenzie taking gold in the

Young competitors from Huntingdon Olympic Gymnastics club travelled to Maidstone in Kent to take part in a major tournament at the weekend.

Six boys representing the club took part in the Pegasus Open, with 14-year-old Cameron MacKenzie taking gold in the U16 age group, winning a medal on all six pieces of apparatus.

Max Bennett, 14, won silver in the U14 age group, also winning a medal on each piece, while Alex Brailsford, 14, won a bronze medal on the vault at U14 level.

Team-mates Luke Scott, Harrison Cooper-Lewis and William Mas also competed well in their age groups.


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The girls took their turn on Sunday, with Stacie White and Adele Kersey finishing fifth in their age groups, and Adele taking bronze on vault.

Rebecca Smith also earned a bronze on the vault whilst taking fourth place in her group.

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Also representing the club were Laura Gilbert, Olivia Olphin, Gabby Brumfield, Jessica Stirley, Anya Rodriquez-Leon and Natalie Readbone.

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